McLean County Independent News

Some areas of Garrison High School aren’t compliant with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) regulations, even by 1950s standards.

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Many eggs and one basket
September 26, 2018

Many eggs and one basket

Time tangibly slows down when driving down the windy dirt road to Season Parlier’s house. Sounds of modern life fade away as clucking chickens and moos of a milk cow take over.

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As the weather gives way to cooler temperatures, Dickens Village Festival committee is heating up as they begin to finalize plans for this year’s 25th celebration of the annual event.

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Garrison recognized with Main Street award

Gov. Doug Burgum today announced Garrison is being recognized with the Main Street Excellence Award for their work on their Main Street. The 2018 Main Street Awards honor communities that show excellence in elevating the three pillars of the Main Street Initiative.

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September 19, 2018

Property taxes take a hike

Property taxes going to Garrison school will increase next year, it was confirmed at a tax levy meeting Sept. 12. The increase will amount to about $16.16 a year on a house valued at $100,000.

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To build or not to build? And how will the new White Shield Ambulance Service impact the Garrison ambulance’s bottom line and ability to build or thrive in its services?

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September 12, 2018

Bring on the corn

Aw Shucks! Corn Fest was, as always, a great way to wrap up the Summer and roll into Fall.

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Rural water district continues to grow at 25 years

Garrison Rural Water District is all grown up. At 25 years old, the district supports 727 meters, has two new reservoir facilities west and east of the city and has three employees.

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If there was a component missing in the previous school bond elections, it might have been the silent majority.

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“This is not coming from the administration.” That’s the message Supt. Nick Klemisch wanted to make loud and clear when he responded to questions about petitions that are being circulated by community leaders.

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